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National Leaders Green Light Women of Color Executive Leader Accelerator and Alliance   As a follow-on to the Leaky Pipes: Influencer Solutions Forum that took place in Crystal City, Virginia on October 16, 2019, the Civic Engagement Leadership Institute for Everyone (CELIE) announced the development of a new program to promote the advancement of…(Read More)

Birthing Entrepreneurial Thoughts: 5 Common Steps for Entrepreneurs By Alicia Renee Bob Proctor once said “Do not mistake mental activity for thinking”. As we continue our startup journey, let us make sure we are birthing thoughts on purpose that grow into a business. Women are natural incubators and have the amazing potential to grow what…(Read More)

By Vanessa Williams Last November, he Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution published a study concluding that black incomes outpace the national median in 124 majority-black cities. However, these cities are finding it difficult to attract developers and investors for economic development. The study collected data from the 2015 American Community Survey that…(Read More)

By Waverly Colville Women of color are becoming an increasingly essential voting block to cultivate. In the 1964 presidential election, only 1 in 20 voters was a woman of color. But by 2012, that number increased to 1 in 6, according to the Bureau of the Census cited by American Progress. America saw it in…(Read More)

Work force projections for 2026 released by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) at the  end of October suggest jobs in health care, computer science and other areas that require mathematics and science skills will grow quickly over the next 10 years…(Read More)